16 to 20 March full programme of traditional arts for the St Patrick's Day Bank Holiday weekend.
Celebration Concert in Town Hall Cavan @ 8pm
With 10-piece Blackwater Ceili Band.
The Lungs of Cavan. Traditional Irish Music NYAH Concert Celebrating Martin Donohoe's remarkable four decades of Irish Music broadcasting on local radio. All Star contributions from over 40 artists, musicians and people Martin has connected with along the way.
All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil Champions;
Aoife Murray singer
Cathal Lynch Singer
Fintan McManus Guitar
Gary Lynch Fiddle.
Richard Lyons Bodhran
Roslea Co Fermanagh Youth
James McMahon banjo, Jack McMahon Flute, Aodhan O'Donnell accordion, Olivia O'Donnell Fiddle, Aoife O'Donnell Fiddle, Ciara O Donnell Fiddle
NYAH Comhaltas Youth Show
MC: Martin Donohoe & Button accordion
Afternoon of Shared World Culture in Town Hall Car Park @ 3-6pm
Martin Quinn Button Accordion
Eamon Maguire Storytelling Champ
Ellen Grant & Karen McMahon
Dylan Ryan & Shane Duffy
Hannah, Charlie,Emily & Bernie O Reilly
Niall, Aoife & Sean Curran
Philip Clarke & John Fox
Tyrone Music and Song Group
Showcase of Ulster and Local Living Traditions in Town Hall Car Park @ 3-6pm
The Belfast Sessions with:
John McSherry (Uilleann Pipes, whistles), Francis McIlduff (Uilleann Pipes, Whistles), Shane McCartan (Guitar) with guests Miadhachlughain O'Donnell (Vocals, Shruti box, Flute) and Jamie Murchadh (Uilleann Pipes, Vocals).
Donegal, Clare & Australia session:
Dermot Byrne Accordion
Yvonne Casey Fiddle
Steve Cooney guitar
Thomas McCarthy Singer
Zoran Donohoe Concertina
Mc Martin Donohoe
Evening Session in Cavan Crystal Hotel @ 9:30 pm
Featuring festival guests: Miadhachlughain O'Donnell (Vocals, Shruti box, Flute) and Jamie Murchadh (Uilleann Pipes, Vocals) Zoran Donohoe (concertina)
NYAH CCE Musicians and friends will visit selected Nursing Homes
Session of Irish Music in Farnham Arms Hotel @ 9pm
Afternoon NYAH Session in Farnham Arms Hotel Cavan @ 3pm